Earthquake Report comment :
A Magnitude 5.1Â aftershock struck in the late afternoon in the same epicenter area of the massive quake.
The many aftershocks are very dangerous for already unstable constructions to collapse.
Read more about the main earthquake and all updates in our extensive report.
The epicenter was only a few kilometers away from the epicenter of the main quake.
Most important Earthquake Data:
Saturday, September 04, 2010 at 04:55:55 PM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 8 km
55 km (35 miles) WNW of Christchurch, New Zealand
190 km (120 miles) S of Westport, New Zealand
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